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Friday, July 27 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Open Assembly & Plenary

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Four of the foremost thinkers and do-ers from various sectors of municipalist work guide a participatory assembly to open up the summit and ground us in our overarching goals for the weekend and explore our understanding of municipalism.

Nestora Salgado Garcia
Co-Founder, Community Authorities Community Police (CRAC – PC)
Senator, Senate of the Republic of Mexico
Olinala, Guerrero, Mexico

Gala Pin
Councilperson, Barcelona En Comu
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Kali Akuno
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Cooperation Jackson
Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Debbie Bookchin
Author, Institute for Social Ecology 
New York, New York, United States of America

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Kali Akuno

Co-founder, Co-director, Cooperation Jackson
Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was supporting cooperative development, the introduction... Read More →
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Debbie Bookchin

Journalist and Author, Institute for Social Ecology
Debbie Bookchin is an author and award-winning investigative journalist. She has written for The Atlantic, The Nation, The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, Roar Magazine, and numerous other publications. She has been a featured speaker focusing on social ecology and radical... Read More →
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Nestora Salgado García

Senator from Guerrero, Senate of the Republic of Mexico
Nestora Salgado García is a human rights defender and community leader from the state of Guerrero, Mexico, where she has worked to protect indigenous rights, and in particular the right of indigenous peoples' to self-determination.Already a mother of two at eightheen, she immigrated without... Read More →
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Gala Pin

Councilor of the Barcelona City Council, Barcelona en Comu
Gala Pin Ferrando ( Valencia , February 22, 1981 ) Degree in Philosophy, is a specialist in digital communication, linked to the defense of rights and freedoms in the network citizen activist from the neighborhood movement against evictions and against what has been cal... Read More →

Friday July 27, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South, NY, NY 10003